Health and the Economy: A Moderated Discussion with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

April 05, 2022

On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York hosted a virtual event on health and the economy, featuring a conversation between New York Fed President John C. Williams and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy. Topics of the discussion, moderated by reporter Emily Flitter of The New York Times, included the intersection of health and economics, national efforts to promote a healthy workforce, and lessons learned during the pandemic.

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Event Details

Date & Time
April 5, 2022
2:00-2:55 PM EDT


This virtual event was open to the public and the media. All remarks were on the record and the event was livestreamed with a recording to be made available afterwards. For media inquiries, please contact Ellen Simon at ellen.simon@ny.frb.org.


Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA
U.S. Surgeon General
Department of Health and Human Services

John C. Williams
President & CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Emily Flitter
The New York Times

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